In pursuit of excellence in teaching, Massachusetts School of Law campaigns to elevate public understanding and awareness on legal and non-legal topics through MSLAW TV. The programs are shown on New England Cable News (NECN) airs on the third Saturday of every month at 12:30 p.m. and on Comcast Sports Net (Comcast HD 852 – SD 52) airs on Comcast SportsNet the first Sunday of every month at 11:00 a.m. in New England.
Massachusetts School of Law TV
Professor Diane Sullivan, Producer
MSLAW’s two regularly scheduled television series are:
1. Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum
Produced and hosted by Professor and Assistant Dean Diane Sullivan and Associate Dean and Professor Michael L. Coyne.
2. Books of Our Time
Produced and hosted by Dean Lawrence R. Velvel.
MSLAW’s public awareness-based television programs have won over 430 awards. Each program is produced and moderated by MSLAW professors, who also prepare the outlines. Dean Lawrence R. Velvel, Dean Elect and Professor Michael L. Coyne, and Assistant Dean and Professor Diane Sullivan have been responsible for hundreds of the programs.
The programs now number over 530 since 1996. On each program, leading experts and authors discuss and answer questions about a major topic in their field, or important books they have written. The programs allow members of the public, including students at all levels of the educational process, to quickly become familiar with the most important ideas and facts relating to hundreds of different topics.
In 2001, The Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum was recognized for its excellence in broadcast journalism when it received a coveted Gracie Allen Award from American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT). MSLAW won the Gracie Award again in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.Through broadcast and cable outlets, MSLAW TV is bringing renowned authors, pundits, columnists, and scholars to debate current events and areas of interest to millions of American families.
A list of programs, topics and experts is available on-line at www.MSLMedia.com, as well as many of the programs themselves. DVDs of the programs can be obtained from MSLAW at nominal cost when sought by students, professors, or teachers for educational purposes. To obtain a DVD of a program, call MSLAW at 978.681.0800, write to 500 Federal Street, Andover, MA 01810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Massachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership, and professional skills. MSLAW provides an accessible and affordable legal education to tomorrow’s leaders in law, business, and technology who seek to contribute to their communities as advocates, lawyers, and leaders. Lawyers have substantial influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use that power to help their clients and obtain the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.
To accomplish its mission, Massachusetts School of Law brings together a diverse group of scholars, judges, expert practitioners and other professionals to provide individuals from all backgrounds a rigorous, professionally advantageous, affordable legal education so that they can improve their lives and better serve their communities.